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Kissin’ Cousins – Elvis Presley

This track by Elvis Presley spent one week in the UK top 10 in 1964.

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Fifty years ago this week, Kissin’ cousins by Elvis Presley entered the UK top 10 at its highest position of number 10, having entered the top 40 two weeks previously at number 33. After just one week in the top 10, the song dropped into the lower top 40 for the final six weeks of its chart life.

Kissin’ cousins was released on the RCA record label and was the thirty-second UK top 10 hit for Elvis Presley. It was written for the film of the same name and appeared on its soundtrack album, which peaked at number 5 in the UK album chart.

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UK singles chart for the week ending 11 July 1964

  1. The house of the rising sunAnimals

  2. It’s all over nowRolling Stones

  3. Hold mePJ Proby

  4. Someone, someoneBrian Poole and the Tremeloes

  5. It’s overRoy Orbison

  6. RamonaBachelors

  7. You’re no goodSwinging Blue Jeans

  8. I won’t forget youJim Reeves

  9. Hello, Dolly!Louis Armstrong

  10. Kissin’ cousinsElvis Presley

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